Campus Stories

Lights, Camera, EARTH!
Six documentaries, a special guest speaker and a winning student video will be featured at UD's second annual environmental film festival Lights, Camera, EARTH! to be held March 6-8.
Ed Tech Conference
CEHD will host the second annual UD Educational Technology Conference on March 14 to help educators integrate technology into their classrooms.
Civil War era photos
The University of Delaware Library has announced a digital collection featuring nine important Civil War era photographs by 19th century Scottish-American photographer Alexander Gardner.
Student Success Symposium
Studies discussed during a Center for the Study of Diversity symposium at UD show bonds with students, faculty and school can predict success for first-generation, at-risk and low-income students.
Forest to pharmacy
The UD exhibit at this year's Philadelphia Flower Show will provide visitors a lesson in the inherent value of abundant plant life, with a focus on the Amazon rainforest.
Climate science in classrooms
UD's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment encourages educators to apply for 2015 Climate Science Academy workshops to assist them with teaching climate change science in their classrooms.
Climate change survey
An increasing majority of Delawareans are convinced that climate change and sea level rise are happening, according to a 2014 survey co-funded by Delaware Sea Grant and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.
Basketball boost
The Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament contributed more than $1 million to the local economy, according to a Delaware Sports Commission study completed by UD's Center for Applied Business and Economic Research.
Feb. 23-March 23: Women's History Month films
The schedule for its 29th annual Women's History Month Film Series at the University of Delaware has been announced, with presentations Monday evenings from Feb. 23 through March 23.
Behind the scenes
A new Winter Session class gave undergraduates an introductory look behind the scenes at museums and historic sites.
Black History Month
The University of Delaware is hosting a wide range of Black American History Month and Beyond 2015 activities, including service projects, exhibitions and lectures.
Jewish Studies lecture series
The University of Delaware Jewish Studies Program has announced a lecture series for the 2015 spring semester.
Environmental talks
A spring semester speaker series titled "Earth Equity Environment" will be held Mondays, beginning Feb. 16, in ISE Lab.
'Fashion Forward?' series opener
The History Workshop series of lunchtime speakers begins spring semester with a Feb. 17 talk about sustainable fashion. The series will run through May 12.
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Preschoolers learn about community by building Main Street model

WDEL, Feb. 18, 2015

The University of Delaware's Laboratory Preschool provided young students an opportunity to learn about the value of community through construction of a model of Main Street in Newark.

George Washington, slave catcher

The New York Times, Feb. 16, 2015

Erica Armstrong Dunbar, associate professor and author of "A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City," wrote an op-ed about George Washington as slaveholder.

Building a better life for black Delawareans

News Journal, Feb. 16, 2015

Justin Coger, a doctoral graduate student in the field of economic education at the University of Delaware, writes about how economic development is key for improving the social mobility and wellbeing of African-Americans in Delaware.

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